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Norris named to Mississippi State Board of Nursing

by Published: December 29,2014

Tags: Mississippi State Board of Nursing, Nancy Norris

Nancy Norris, Hattiesburg Clinic licensed practical nurse and manager of Endocrinology’s Glucose Sensor Clinic, was recently appointed to the Mississippi State Board of Nursing. Norris is the first Hattiesburg Clinic employee to be appointed to the board. During her nursing career of 27 years, Norris has held various nursing and clinical leadership positions, 19 of […] [...]

Mercedes-Benz of Jackson adds Richardson, Waggoner

by Published: December 29,2014

Tags: Jill Richardson, Mercedes-Benz of Jackson, Noel Waggoner

Mercedes-Benz of Jackson has added Jill Richardson as customer relations manager and Noel Waggoner as receptionist. Prior to joining Mercedes-Benz of Jackson, Richardson spent 10 years working for Gannett Media Group. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where she earned a bachelor of arts in communications with an emphasis in photography and graphic imaging. She […] [...]

Dr. Robert A. McGuire Jr. wins election

by Published: December 29,2014

Tags: AO North America, Dr. Michael Baumgaertner, president-elect

Dr. Robert A. McGuire Jr., University of Mississippi Medical Center M. Beckett Howorth Professor and Chair of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, associate professor of neurosurgery and director of the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, has been elected president-elect of AO North America by the organization’s board of directors.
 McGuire will serve as president-elect through July 1, […] [...]

Dr. Maria Perez-Hernandez earns award

Dr. Maria Perez-Hernandez, a Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine veterinary resident, has received a national award for neurological research. The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine recently honored Perez-Hernandez with the ACVIM Knecht Resident Award. The Knecht award, named in memory of veterinary neurologist Dr. Charles Knecht, is given in recognition of outstanding […] [...]

Farm Bureau honors Sen. Thad Cochran

The Mississippi Farm Bureau has presented its Friend of Farm Bureau Award  to Sen. Thad Cochran (R–Miss.) for his work in the 113th Congress.  This is the 10th consecutive time that Mississippi Farm Bureau has honored Cochran for his commitment to the farmers of Mississippi. Cochran serves as the ranking member on the Senate Agriculture, […] [...]

Bill Hessell no longer interim

Bill Hessell has dropped the interim tag from his job with the Harrison County Development Commission. Hessell started at the HCDC in 2004 as interim director and became interim director again when Larry Barnett left for a job in Texas. Hessell has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and completed graduate work […] [...]

Adam D. Meyers, CNP joins clinic

Adam D. Meyers, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Spine Center as a nurse practitioner. He earned his bachelor of science in nursing through Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Illinois, and his master of science in nursing from University of Mississippi Medical Center. Meyers is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He […] [...]

SACSCOC chooses Rankins

Alcorn State University President Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr. has been selected to serve as a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees, Class of 2016. Rankins will be part of a 77-member body that represents more than 800 institutions with responsibility for determining Commission policy, reviewing […] [...]

Sarah D. Kelly earns certification

Sarah D. Kelly, nurse practitioner with Dermatology Clinic of Hattiesburg, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, recently earned national certification as a dermatology certified nurse practitioner. At Dermatology Clinic of Hattiesburg, Kelly treats adults and children for numerous dermatologic conditions and also performs minor procedures including mole and cyst removal, biopsies and cryosurgery. She has been […] [...]

David J. Gray, MD joins staff

David J. Gray, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Plastic Surgery. Gray received his medical degree from University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he also served a general surgery internship and residency. He served a plastic surgery fellowship at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. Gray is board certified in […] [...]

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